wiki:Anil Chatterjee

Anil Chatterjee (b. 1928)

Actor born in Calcutta. Degree in literature and stage actor (e.g. in Eric Elliot’s Shakespeare Group). Introduced in Ritwik Ghatak films and later, with Bijon Bhattacharya and Kali Bannerjee, featured in several roles (e.g. as Rishi in Komal Gandhar and singer Shankar in Meghe Dhaka Tara). Central to Ghatak’s integration of folk/popular and classical performance styles. Best-known early 60s films with Satyajit Ray: Teen Kanya (the postmaster), Kanchanjungha (flirtatious photographer Anil), Mahanagar (lead role of Subrata Majumdar), Devi. Played numerous lead and supporting roles in Bengali films by Tapan Sinha, and in socials pioneered by the Agradoot and Yatrik units. Other major roles are that of the psychopath in Agni Sanskar, the title role in Deshbandhu Chittaranjan and the negative character taking on Dilip Kumar in Sagina Mahato. Recent films include those of Utpalendu Chakraborty (Chokh), Gautam Ghose (Paar) and Aparna Sen (Paroma). Music director for Mayabini Lane (1966); also worked as assistant director (e.g. Jog Biyog, Dhuli, Asabarna).

FILMOGRAPHY: 1952: Nagarik; 1953: Jog Biyog; 1954: Moyla Kagaj; Dhuli; 1955: Sajghar; Bidhilipi; 1956: Asabarna; 1957: Garer Math; Ulka; Abhishek; Ajantrik; 1958: Priya; Rajalakshmi-o-Shrikanta; Kalamati; 1959: Marutirtha Hinglaj; Chaowa-Pawa; Shri Shri Nityananda Prabhu; Deep Jweley Jai; Rater Andhakare; Kshaniker Atithi; 1960: Akash-Patal; Dui Bechara; Devi; Meghe Dhaka Tara; Gariber Meye; Kono-Ek-Din; Smriti Tuku Thak; Aparadh; 1961: Mr & Mrs Choudhury; Komal Gandhar; Agni Sanskar; Swaralipi; Teen Kanya; Megh; Kanchanmulya; Ahwan; 1962: Kancher Swarga; Suryasnan; Kanchanjungha; Agun; Bandhan; Shesh Chinha; Kumari Mon; Rakta Palash; 1963: Dui Bari; Barnachora; Uttarayan; High Heel; Nirjan Saikate; Mahanagar; 1964: Kaalsrote; Jotugriha; Sindoore Megh; Ashanta Ghoorni; Sandhya Deeper Sikha; Ketumi; 1965: Faraar; Jaya; Ghoom Bhangar Gaan; Devatar Deep; 1966: Ashru Diye Lekha; Nutan Jiban; Sannata; 1967: Akash Chhoan; Mahashweta; 1968: Baluchari; Boudi; Jiban Sangeet; Panchasar; 1969: Protidan; Teer Bhoomi; 1970: Samanaral; Muktisnan; Sagina Mahato; Deshbandhu Chittaranjan; 1971: Khunje Berai; Pratham Basanta; Sona Boudi; 1972: Bohurupee; Bilet Pherat; Duranta Jay; Chhandapatan; 1973: Andhar Periye; Bon Palashir Padabali; Alo Andhare; Megher Pare Megh; 1974: Alor Thikana; Sujata; Sagina; Amanush; Phulu Thakurma; Raja; 1975: Ami Sey-o-Sekha; Phool Sajya; Bandi Bidhata; Sabhyasachi; Harmonium; 1976: Mom Batti; Ajasra Dhanyabad; Nayan; Aguner Phulki; Asomoy; Ek Je Chhilo Desh; Samrat; 1977: Avatar; Kabita; Pratima; Shesh Raksha; 1978: Dhanraj Tamang; Maan Abhiman; Singhdwar; Striker; Tusi; Chameli Memsaheb; Hirey Manik; Lattu; Parichay; 1979: Dour; Jiban Je Rakam; Chameli Memsaab; 1980: Byapika Biday; Kalo Chokher Tara; 1981: Saheb; Upalabdhi; 1982: Chokh; Swarna Mahal; Prahari; Bandini Kamala; Shubha Rajani; Bijoyini; Trayi; Sati Savitri Satyavan; Sonar Bangla; Agradani; 1983: Muktir Din; Aloye Phera; Sagar Balaka; Jay Parajay; Mohoner Dike; Banashree; 1984: Debigarjan; Didi; Anveshan; Ankahee; Surya Trishna; Andhi Gali; Paar; Mukta Pran; Sonar Sansar; Ajantay; Jog Biyog; 1985: Amar Prithibi; Paroma/Parama?; Putulghar; 1986: Ashirwad; Atanka; Madhumoy; Artanad; 1987: Bandookbaj; Rudrabina; Mahamilan; Aaj Ka Robin Hood; 1988: Boba Sanai; Apaman; Surer Sathi; Ek Din Achanak; Tumi Koto Sundar; 1989: Bandhobi; Chokher Aloye; Amar Shapath; Aghaton Ajo Ghatey; Swarna Trishna; Aakhri Badla; Nyaya Chakra; Shubha Kamana; Natun Surya; 1990: Agnikanya; 1991: Kagajer Nauka; Prashna; Anand; Palatak; Bourani; 1992: Rupaban Kanya; Indrajit; Ananya; 1993: Rangbaj; Amar Kahini; Shakti; Tomar Rakte Amar Sohag; 1994: Mahabharati; 1995: Mejo Bou.

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